First of three editions of the Horae B.V.M. printed by Simon de Colines for Geoffroy Tory in 1525, cf. Mortimer. In this edition, the title is in Latin and bears Colines' rabbit device and imprint within an ornamental border
Colophon: Excudebat Simon Colinaeus Parisiis regione scholarum decretorum: anno a Christi Iesu Natiuitate M. D. XXV. XVII. Cal. Febr
Text in red and black ink; all pages except privilege within ornamental borders; woodcut initials
Text printed in humanist typeface; privilege in batarde
Horizontal chain lines
Lacombe, P. Livres d'heures
Bohatta, H. Bibliographie der livres d'heures
Mortimer, R. French 16th cent.
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in early leather paneled in double-ruled gilt with strapwork cornerpieces. Central lozenge depicting the crucifixion stamped in gilt on both covers. Gilt floral tool in each spine compartment. All text block edges gilt. Bookplate and shelf label of Charles William Dyson Perrins. Pencil note on the front pastedown reads, "The facsimile "privilege" leaf was replaced by a genuine leaf from another copy. May 1936." Pencil collection note for Quaritch on rear pastedown.
No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found. No pagination.
Colines, Simon de, 1480?-1546, printer; Tory, Geoffroy, approximately 1480-approximately 1533; Perrins, Charles William Dyson, 1864-1958, former owner